ROIG Lawyers Managing Partner of the Miami Office Joins as Panelist for 2016 HNBA Corporate Counsel Conference
March 15, 2016
Nelson C. Bellido, managing partner of the Miami office of ROIG Lawyers, will be a panelist at the 2016 Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Corporate Counsel Conference. He will be speaking on a panel entitled “Judges that Google: The Ethics of Judicial Use of Internet Resources” on March 18, 2016.
Nelson will be joined by other panelists who include Minnesota Court of Appeals Judge Peter Reyes, Judge Celeste Villarreal of the Austin Municipal Courts, and Elia Diaz-Yaeger of the Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck Rankin & Hubbard firm in Louisiana. The panel will discuss the concerns of accuracy, fairness, and permanency that comes as a result of judicial searching “outside the record” and citing of Internet materials. Judges should exercise caution in accessing factual information on the Internet, making sure to not let questionable website materials improperly influence case decisions.
About the Attorney
Nelson has been practicing law for over 22 years. His main areas of practice are in complex commercial litigation, insurance defense litigation, insurance fraud special investigations, finance law, products liability and shareholder and partnership disputes. Nelson has substantial jury trial experience in both federal and state courts throughout Florida.
Nelson has dedicated his time to speaking on leading legal industry topics to multiple organizations throughout the United States. Nelson was recently a Visiting Professor and Guest Speaker at Duke University on the topic entitled “Diversity & Ethics in the Legal Profession: The Changing Cultural Landscape and Role of Higher Education.” He has spoken frequently for the U.S Commercial Service District Export Council’s Export University on trade laws impacting exports. Nelson has also been a speaker for the Daily Business Review 2014 Corporate Counsel Summit, “Contract & Consequence: Corporate Counsel’s Compass to Business Contracts and Avoiding Litigation”; Business Network International Pinecrest Chapter, “Roig Lawyers: Your Florida Litigation Law Firm”; Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Corporate Counsel 2015 Conference, “Closing the Deal”; moderator for the Hispanic National Bar Association (HNBA) Business and Professional Development Panel; Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC) 23rd Annual Conference, “Mechanisms Available to Adjusters During Review for Regulatory and Compliance Issues; and moderator for the Duke University Alumni Association Volunteer leadership Conference Diversity Panel.